St Modwenna ( - 517):
Founder of churches
Modwenna was the daughter of the King of Iveagh. It is said that she was blessed by St Patrick. She founded churches at Louth, Wexford, Kileevy, Armagh, Swords and the Aran Islands. As well as travelling around Ireland, she crossed to England and Scotland and had churches built from Warwickshire to Dundee, where she died.